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'Caring' for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus
This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ‘new humanitarianism in general, as well as...
Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge
Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations
This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today’s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the...
Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge
The Politics of Securitisation in Europe
This book provides a framework for analysing the interplay between securitisation and foreign affairs, reconnecting critical security studies with traditional IR concerns about interstate relations. What happens to foreign policymaking when actors, things or processes are presented as threats?...
Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge
A cosmopolitan approach
This book will be the first systematic examination of the role that ethics plays in international security in both theory and practice, and offers the reader a concrete ethics for global security. Questions of morality and ethics have long been central to global security, from the death camps,...
Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge
Structural Conditions, Articulations and Unintended Consequences
This book critically investigates the discourses and practices of human security and aims to delve below the stereotypical imageries representing them. Drawing on Foucault and Deleuze, the author approaches human security from a new perspective, with the aim of ascertaining what has...
Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge
The rules of engagement in world politics
This book critiques the conceptualization of security found in mainstream and critical theoretical debates, and applies this to the empirical case of the 2003 Iraq War. The Iraq War represents one of the most puzzling, complex, and controversial events in the post-Cold War era. The manner in which...
Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge
From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare
This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical...
Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge
The Political Limits to Emancipatory Approaches
This book aims to engage with contemporary security discourses from a critical perspective. It argues that rather than being a radical, analytical outlook, much critical security theory fails to fulfil its promise to pose a challenge to contemporary power relations. In general, 'critical security'...
Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge
A Divided and Contested Legacy
In recent years debates about the nature and future of the West have been high on the political agenda. Prognoses of the West’s imminent demise have been countered by those arguing for its continued relevance, or those arguing that while the West will survive its nature, and the balance of power...
Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge
Pacifying the Globe, Securing the Homeland
This book maps the increasing convergence of US domestic and international security regimes, analyzing the trend towards global pacification in the name of 'security'. The dream of liberal world peace after the Cold War is on the verge of collapsing into permanent global pacification – not only in...
Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge
Ethical Security Studies: A new research agenda
To Be Published September 30th 2015
Securing Health: HIV and the Limits of Securitization
To Be Published December 31st 2015